This is a list of films written by Gore Vidal, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Gore Vidal is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Gore Vidal screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Gore Vidal films are not included on this list. Gore Vidal has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Gore Vidal films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.
Movies on this list include Caligula and Is Paris Burning?.
You can use this list to answer the questions, "What movies did Gore Vidal write?" and "How many movies did Gore Vidal write?"This list includes almost all of Gore Vidal's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies Gore Vidal wrote in order to find out more about each individual Gore Vidal film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these Gore Vidal films. (8 items)
Caligula is a biographical film focusing on the rise and fall of the Roman Emperor Caligula. It stars Malcolm McDowell, Teresa Ann Savoy, Helen Mirren, Peter O'Toole and John Gielgud. It is the only feature film produced by the men's magazine Penthouse. Producer Bob Guccione, the magazine's founder, intended to produce an explicit adult film within a feature film narrative, which had high production values. He intended to cast Penthouse Pets as extras in unsimulated sexual scenes filmed during post-production by Guccione and Giancarlo Lui. Guccione hired screenwriter Gore Vidal to draft the film's script and Tinto Brass to direct the film. Brass extensively altered Vidal's original ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Helen Mirren, Peter O'Toole, Malcolm McDowell, John Gielgud, Patrick Allen, + more
Initial Release: 1979
Directed by: Tinto Brass
#18 on The Best Roman Moviessee more on Caligula
Is Paris Burning? is a 1966 film directed by René Clément, starring an ensemble cast, about the liberation of Paris in August 1944 by the French Resistance and the Free French Forces during World War II. The script was based on the book of the same title by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Kirk Douglas, Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins, Alain Delon, Glenn Ford, + more
Initial Release: 1966
Directed by: René Clémentsee more on Is Paris Burning?
Last of the Mobile Hot Shots is an American drama film. The screenplay by Gore Vidal is based on the Tennessee Williams play The Seven Descents of Myrtle, which opened on Broadway in March 1968 and ran for 29 performances. Sidney Lumet directed Lynn Redgrave as Myrtle, James Coburn as Jeb, and Robert Hooks as Chicken. The film was made in New Orleans and St. Francisville, Louisiana. It was released as Blood Kin in Europe. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: James Coburn, Lynn Redgrave, Robert Hooks
Initial Release: 1970
Directed by: Sidney Lumetsee more on Last of the Mobile Hot Shots
Myra Breckinridge is a 1970 American comedy film based on Gore Vidal's 1968 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Michael Sarne, and featured Raquel Welch in the title role. It also starred John Huston as Buck Loner, Mae West as Leticia Van Allen, Farrah Fawcett, Rex Reed, Roger Herren, and Roger C. Carmel. Tom Selleck made his film debut in a small role as one of Leticia's "studs". Theadora Van Runkle was costume designer for the film, though Edith Head designed West's costumes. Like the novel, the picture follows the exploits of Myra Breckinridge as she goes to Hollywood to turn it inside out; also in the story are a former Hollywood siren named Leticia and Myra's alter ego, ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Raquel Welch, Farrah Fawcett, Tom Selleck, Mae West, John Huston, + more
Initial Release: 1970
Directed by: Michael Sarnesee more on Myra Breckinridge